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June 2024, Vol. XCI, Number 5

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Letters to the Editor: June 2024

An Illegitimate Termination... A Boon to Brooding Cynics... Suffer the SUVs... Unknown Tongues... An Ideologue Grinds Her Axe

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The News You May Have Missed: June 2024

Solar Ecumenism... Cicadapocalypse... Harvard’s Human Hockshop... Undergraduate Matchmaker... I Contain Multitudes... He Lucked Out... and more

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On Selling One’s Soul to Catholic Inc.

CATHOLIC PROFESSIONALS VS. PROFESSIONAL CATHOLICS

By Kennedy Hall

A Catholic professional may be forced to swallow his true Catholic opinions — or at least temper their articulation — if he wants to continue to make a living.

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The Smoke in the Songs

BAD THEOLOGY SET TO MUSIC

By Andrew M. Seddon

Hymnal and missal editors aren’t infallible or unswervingly orthodox, and just because a song is in a hymnal or missal doesn’t mean it is free from error.

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Mixed Marriages: Breeding Grounds for Religious Indifferentism?

SPIRITUALLY SINGLE PARENTHOOD

By John M. Grondelski

Catholic breakdowns of religious barriers followed the breakdowns of ethnic ones, and, in practice, ecclesiastical discipline became much more lenient.

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Are We Weimar?

AMERICA'S BIRTH DEARTH

By Pieter Vree

Abortion rates are sky high. Birth rates are at rock bottom. Americans are rejecting parenthood on a scale not seen before. What does this mean for our nation's future?

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The Seventh Last Word

REVERT'S ROSTRUM

By Casey Chalk

Christ's final word is not a cry of desperation or defeat but a “victory cry,” a uniting of His will with God, pregnant with eager expectation of everlasting joy.

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America’s Two Favorite Pastimes

GUEST COLUMN

By Jeffrey Wald

Rather than spend even a second worrying about World War III, wouldn’t that second be better spent playing ball with my boys in the backyard?

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Integralism Weighed in the Balance

By Preston R. Simpson

The idea that any significant fraction of Americans would seriously think the answer to our societal troubles is a Catholic-run state is ludicrous.

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An Archduke’s Guidance

By Thomas Banks

As a storyteller, the Archduke wins us over with little effort; as a mentor, he is the victim of a fatal infatuation with redundancy.

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Dominicans vs. Jesuits: A High-Stakes Debate

By Thomas Storck

Are the dogmatic and moral teachings of the Church subject to revision by an ongoing series of synods in which any Catholic potentially has a right to vote?

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Briefly Reviewed: June 2024

Remnant of Paradise: Selected Essays... My Perfect Wife, Her Perfect Son... Two Patients: My Conversion from Abortion to Life-Affirming Medicine

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